330 Career Connections Expo connects local students and employers

At the Career Connections Expo, students from UIS, Lincoln Land, and ITT get to put their best foot forward in front of hundreds of potential employers, who are looking to fill positions, internships and make connections. Related Links: 2016 Career Connections Expo Career Fair policies Career Fair Resume Books Career Development Center Dress for Success

328 UIS Prairie Project maintains native Illinois prairie

Native Illinois prairieland has dwindled from 22 million acres to less than 2500 acres. UIS is proud to maintain a few of those for the public to learn from and enjoy. Related Links: UIS Prairie offers sustainability and opportunities to university SAGE SAGE Points of Pride Prairie Grass Restoration

323 Communicating through social media

There are many options to stay in touch with UIS these days, Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, Twitter, just to name a few. Related Links: Social Media: By the People, for the People Social Media Standards UIS Spreads Social Media Safety To Local Students UIS Prairie Stars social media #UISedu

320 UIS goes tobacco free

UIS institutes a two-phase campus approach for going smoke free. Related Links: UIS announces new tobacco-free campus policy Tobacco-Free Campus Policy – Effective July 1, 2016 Chancellor Koch – UIS Tobacco-Free Policy Message, January 2015 Tobacco Free Policy Smoking policy task force Sangamon Auditorium smoking policy

319 Community, students get into character with UIS Theatre

Not only can the community come enjoy a local production, they also have the chance to audition and perform. Related Links: About UIS THEATRE Points of Pride Current Season Upcoming auditions Ticket information UIS opens theater season with ‘Importance of Being Earnest’

317 Homecoming a great time for entire community

From the parade to the Prairie Star games and fireworks. Homecoming has a little something for everyone. Related Links: UIS Homecoming Weekend activities announced UIS announced Homecoming activities Homecoming information Homecoming parade Family weekend Homecoming week for UIS Athletics

315 UIS Internships and prior learning benefit community, students

Chances are when you are out and about in the Springfield area you are coming into contact with a UIS student participating in the one of three internship programs offered through the university. Related Links: Internships and Prior Learning Services Prior Learning information Graduate intern programs Service Learning